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By Renaud Gagné,Marianne Hopman

This quantity explores how the choruses of Greek tragedy creatively mixed media and discourses to generate their very own particular sorts of which means. The members examine choruses as fictional, non secular and civic performers; as combos of textual content, track and dance; and as items of mirrored image in themselves, in relation and distinction to the choruses of comedy and melic poetry. Drawing on previous analyses of the social context of Greek drama, the non-textual dimensions of tragedy, and the family among dramatic and melic choruses, the chapters discover the makes use of of varied analytic instruments in permitting us larger to catch the specificity of the tragic refrain. distinctive recognition is given to the physicality of choral dancing, musical interactions among choruses and actors, the trajectories of reception, and the therapy of time and area within the odes.

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